Arts & Entertainment

Messiah Sing-along next week

The Auburn Symphony will present its annual Messiah Sing-along at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Placer High School Auditorium. This holiday tradition will showcase selections from Hande ...

Auburn gears up for Annual Festival of Lights Parade

At 5:30 p.m. on December 1st, the floats will start coming down High Street. Long before that — starting early in the morning, in fact — families will have started lini ...

Generations of singers at holiday concert

Colla Voce Chamber Singers — the adult performing ensemble under the umbrella of the local nonprofit organization Colla Voce of the Sierra — will host its 14th annual h ...

Students’ watercolor art on display at library

Sonja Hamilton’s Advanced Watercolor class will have 18 select art pieces on display now through Dec. 29 in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library. This class is part of a p ...

New Jackman film has Placer County connection

Auburn product and Del Oro High School grad Gareth Smith’s work is up on the big screen again — with the promise of more to come. The talented title maker has teamed w ...

‘Inconceivable’ — ‘The Princess Bride’ shows at the State

Rob Reiner’s postmodern fairy tale, “The Princess Bride” is packed with true love, intrigue, swashbuckling, and revenge has become a cult classic. 1987 film star ...

Music, storytelling event focuses on mental illness

Live music from local musicians and personal stories from people who have been impacted by mental illness will be the focus of An Evening of Song and Story, hosted by Beautiful Mi ...

Winter concert by Sierra College musicians takes place Nov. 28

The Sierra College Music Department will present a Winter Band Concert. Greg McLaughlin and the Sierra College Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will host an evening of traditional ...

Irish music, dance for Christmas show at State

The Gothard Sisters, a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music, bring their special Christmas show to the Auburn State Theatre. Blending Celtic, f ...

Sword fights in silent movie shown at library

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Dec. 1, with the adventure “The Black Pirate,” from 1926. Douglas Fairbanks plots revenge on the pirates who killed his ...

Self-taught renowned pianist in Auburn

Bob Milne, considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will perform his original scores to silent films by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others. Mil ...

Local trans bodybuilder featured in documentary

An Auburn native is one of the contestants featured in the documentary “Man Made.” There will be two film screenings, one at the State Theatre and one at Crocker Art ...

Academy-award nominated actor in Placer film

Lights, cameras and action were taking place in Auburn last week as film crews came to the Auburn Ravine Terrace to shoot “The Talking Tree.” The film is directed by R ...

Holiday musical opens Nov. 30

“Scrooge the Musical,” based on Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” will be produced by Placer County’s Take Note Troupe. &ldq ...

Colfax City Council Shaken Up; 4 new members

After a nail-biting election season that surprised most Colfax residents by its Grassroots nature, the preliminary results are in: four out of the five Colfax City Council members ...